from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A broad sash, especially one that is pleated lengthwise and worn as an article of formal dress, as with a dinner jacket.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A broad sash, especially one that is pleated lengthwise and worn as an article of formal dress, as with a tuxedo or dinner jacket.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A sash for the waist; a girdle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A shawl, or large and loose sash, worn as a belt.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a broad pleated sash worn as formal dress with a tuxedo
Fellows are discarding waistcoats and wearing what they call a cummerbund -- silk sash round the waist.
The plan - which Afghan officials have dubbed a "cummerbund" - could falter quickly if
Red-tailed hawks have a white chest and a "cummerbund" of dark feathers.
Around Washington, tuxedos rent for about a hundred dollars a night; the price includes a bow tie, cuff links, a cummerbund, and sometimes shoes.
He whips off his white suit with silver-sequinned lapels to reveal a tank top and then straps on a gold-appliqued cummerbund onto his hefty waist.
The next morning, I woke up in an alley off Rosedale, my shoes, wallet and cummerbund gone, and I had to call the old man collect to come fetch me.
At a private screening of his latest oeuvre – a 40-minute music video entitled Runaway – West took to the stage in black shades and a brown leather cummerbund to tell the select audience that "I am the tree and the people are the branches" before going on to compare his new album to "the abstracted works of later Matisse or Picasso".
Also, dinner jackets do not have notched lapels and they are worn with cummerbund or waistcoat.
He also appears not to be wearing a cummerbund, and definitely no pocket square.
I find the binder clip cufflinks go quite nicely with my electrical tape bowtie and tinfoil cummerbund.